Read more about the symptoms, causes and treatment of diarrhoea. Understanding more about this may help you cope with this problem.
About 1 out of every 10 people (10%) have diarrhoea during their illness. You need to know what is normal for you when deciding whether you have diarrhoea or not.
Diarrhoea can be a side effect of cancer treatment or the cancer itself. Having a combination of treatments can cause more severe diarrhoea.
Doctors and nurses might ask you questions and do tests to assess how severe your diarrhoea is and if it needs treatment.
There are a number of ways and different medicines you can have to help treat diarrhoea.
You can make small lifestyle changes that can help you to cope with diarrhoea.